How to Remove “msvsmon.exe”

What is msvsmon.exe?


msvsmon.exe is a legitimate file from Microsoft Corporation and an important component of Microsoft Visual Studio 2005. It is typically located in C:\Program Files\Microsoft Visual Studio 8\Common7\Ideemote Debugger\x86.
Malware programmers write malicious programs and name it after msvsmon.exe with an intention to spread malware on the internet.
 
Affected Platform: Windows OS
 

How to check if your computer is infected with msvsmon.exe malware?

 
If your PC is infected with msvsmon.exe malware, it will cause your PC to slow down or it will involuntarily redirect you to unknown websites. Take the following steps to diagnose your PC for possible msvsmon.exe malware:
 
Step 1: Simultaneously press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.
 
Step 2: If you notice the file located outside the file path C:\Program Files\Microsoft Visual Studio 8\Common7\Ideemote Debugger\x86, then you should run an antivirus scan to get ride of the malware.
 
How to remove the msvsmon.exe file from system using Comodo Antivirus?
 
Step 1: Download our award-winning Comodo Free Antivirus.
 
Step 2: Installation configuration frames will be displayed. Select the configuration you would like to apply.
 
Step 3: Select Customize Configuration option and arrange installers, configuration, and file location.
 
Step 4: Restart your PC.
 
Step 5: It will take some time for the Comodo Internet Security to update the antivirus.
 
Step 6: Proceed with a quick scan that automatically begins after the update.
 
Step 7: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be prompted with an alert screen.
 
Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove the msvsmon.exe virus from your computer including all other malwares!
 
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Malware Entries

First Seen: 03 April 2010 at 7:52 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 22932f03daf8a910
b3c2ea2d6547758d
75ee3bb9
bbe3de5939e4a78d
25829a07adc72bc0
Unclassified
Malware
No 9.0.21022.
8 built
by: RTM
9.0.21022.
8
Taiwan N/A
2 N/A Executable 7f07581b12b8ab0a
22eb2b9ebf45aaa8
5863757c
b4e26e05a4eafdd8
cdc34ef5df572e77
TrojWare.Win
32.Spy.Zbot.
XMI
No N/A N/A Iran, Islamic Republic of N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 63e4e777d8cad8bf
2dbd860a5b3157ba
b116aed4
a5c5edbc5520236e
f229ef03900c6df7
EmailWorm.Wi
n32.Runonce.
~v001
Yes 8.0.50727.
42
(RTM.05072
7-4200)
8.0.50727.
42
Pakistan N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable aa24a8448bd2419d
726c0cc34777e300
f0c4de1f
268e6a33358721bc
a7bcee40d9d3e572
Win32.Kashu.
B
No 8.0.50727.
42
(RTM.05072
7-4200)
8.0.50727.
42
New Zealand N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 16 June 2008 at 3:04 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable f9ffdb7ef70fdb87
f8308d0e28ad7db6
3d325557
e514d0493c272aec
bac7c6c1dac635d1
Yes 9.0.21022.
8 built
by: RTM
9.0.21022.
8
Internal Submission
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable a4753ead00f2638e
b86c1a21ba3ace5b
47012bdc
9f7042d88522229a
5d795ec79f7ecf03
Yes 10.0.30319
.1 built
by: RTMRel
10.0.30319
.1
Internal Submission
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable d980aa2720742ba7
cdf326a2f7f62397
5a48edfb
05b04be88e81a848
7fc3ef8911f48581
Yes 10.0.30319
.1 built
by: RTMRel
10.0.30319
.1
10.224.1.59/32
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable f709482e115a3f9b
ea706448e03ded00
a3b9bd01
19c29776afd058a3
29e0bbc859b6ce54
Yes 11.0.50727
.1 built
by: RTMREL
11.0.50727
.1
Internal Submission
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